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Group Health and Virginia Mason top the charts in latest community checkup

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If you live in Western Washington, you can see how your doctor’s medical practice stacks up against 76 others in quality at the Puget Sound Health Alliance. The Alliance publishes a periodic Community Checkup report that shows which groups practice the best medicine for dozens of measures such as giving preventive screenings, diabetes and heart care, and access to care, among others.

Group Health Cooperative leads with the most top scores, followed by Virginia Mason Medical Center. I’m proud to work with both of these organizations. The Polyclinic comes in third. Jump to page 17 to see all the groups at a glance:

Download the Puget Sound Health Alliance Community Checkup here!

The Puget Sound Health Alliance is an independent, regional partnership of employers, physicians, hospitals, patients, and health plans working together to improve health care across the region. It makes health care performance information available to the public to allow people to make informed judgments about their health care. The report covers King, Snohomish, Thurston, Kitsap and Pierce Counties.

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